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  1. #1

    media center


    what no media center.

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    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    Thanks to Chev65 for posting this in another thread.

    Windows Media Center is not preinstalled in Windows 8 Release Preview. If you want to use Windows Media Center, you need to add it by following these steps:

    Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.)
    Enter add features in the search box, and then tap or click Add features to Windows 8.
    Tap or click I already have a product key.
    Enter this product key: MBFBV-W3DP2-2MVKN-PJCQD-KKTF7 and then click Next.
    Select the checkbox to accept the license terms and then click Add features.Your PC will restart and Windows Media Center will now be on your PC and the tile will be pinned to the Start screen.
    Jim
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  3. #3


    Quote Originally Posted by snowman View Post
    what no media center.
    Link to original post, this only takes a minute to get WMC.


    Windows 8 "Release Preview" Released
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  4. #4


    Posts : 636
    Windows 7/8


    Quote Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by snowman View Post
    what no media center.
    Link to original post, this only takes a minute to get WMC.


    Windows 8 "Release Preview" Released
    On release it'll take a minute and $10! (Well price TBD) :/
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    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10
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  6. #6


    thanks got the media center and now no card games TOO. like to play solitaire.
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    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    It's pretty much the same WMC as shipped with 7 though right? No enhancements as seen in leaked screenshots a few months back?
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